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Ina's Homemade Granola Bars Recipe

Looking for an easy Ina's Homemade Granola Bars recipe? Learn how to make Ina's Homemade Granola Bars using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by spaulhus

Makes 16 servings



Original Recipe - almonds - apricots -dates +walnuts +raisins

Recipe Ingredients for Ina's Homemade Granola Bars

2 cups old-fashioned oatmeal
1 cup walnuts
1 cup shredded coconut
1/2 cup toasted wheat germ
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
2/3 cup honey
1/4 cup light brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1 cup chopped dried cranberries
1/2 cup raisins

Recipe Directions for Ina's Homemade Granola Bars

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter an 8 by 12-inch baking dish and line it with parchment paper.

  2. Toss the oatmeal, almonds, and coconut together on a sheet pan and bake for 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned. Transfer the mixture to a large mixing bowl and stir in the wheat germ.

  3. Reduce the oven temperature to 300 degrees F.

  4. Place the butter, honey, brown sugar, vanilla, and salt in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook and stir for a minute, then pour over the toasted oatmeal mixture. Add the dates, apricots, and cranberries and stir well.

  5. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan. Wet your fingers and lightly press the mixture evenly into the pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until light golden brown. Cool for at least 2 to 3 hours before cutting into squares. Serve at room temperature.

Categories

Fruits, Snacks, American, Christmas, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 56.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
206
Calories from Fat
85
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.5g
15%
Saturated Fat
3.3g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Sodium
54mg
2%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
28.4g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3.0g
12%
Sugars
17.6g
Protein
4.7g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 2% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in manganese
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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